What it’s like to be the first nursing associates
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What it’s like to be the first nursing associates

Michael Traynor Professor, Nursing policy at Middlesex University
Wendy Knibb Independent consultant

Recruits to the newest role in UK nursing reveal their training experiences in a study involving the pilot sites

The arrival of nursing associates marked a once-in-a-generation change to the UK nursing landscape. The first cohort to complete training for nursing’s newest role joined the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register at the end of January 2019.

Nursing Standard. 35, 8, 26-28. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.8.26.s14

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